Film: Special Screenings
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  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

    Not rated, 91 min. Directed by Howard Hawks. Starring Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid and Tommy Noonan.

    Summer Movie Classics: Russell and Monroe delightfully demonstrate that "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" in this musical comedy. (Double bill: Some Like It Hot.)

    7PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470

  • Happy Hour (2003)

    Not rated, 93 min. Directed by Mike Bencivenga.

    Austin Film Festival: Best Films You’ve Never Seen: An alcoholic writer in New York City struggling to finish his novel gets some help from from his friends in this intelligent and bittersweet film.

    7PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600

  • The Insanity of God (2016)

    NCM/Fathom: Includes a special Q&A with the film's subject, along with International Mission Board President, author, and speaker David Platt and an exclusive performance of the featured song, "Dimitri’s Song," by Todd Smith.

    7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

  • Ju-on: The Grudge

    Ju-on: The Grudge (2003)

    Not rated, 92 min. Directed by Takashi Shimizu. Starring Yuya Ozeki, Takako Fuji, Megumi Okina, Misaki Ito, Misa Uehara and Yui Ichikawa.

    Terror Tuesday: Fear of what's lurking just out of sight is at the heart of this Japanese horror film. Read a full review of Ju-on: The Grudge.

    10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Planet of the Apes

    Planet of the Apes (1968)

    Rated G, 112 min. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. Starring Charlton Heston, Kim Hunter and Roddy McDowall.

    To celebrate their new vinyl release of the Planet of the Apes score, Mondo and the Alamo have teamed up to present the film for one night only at locations nationwide.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. Hwy. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Some Like It Hot

    Some Like It Hot (1959)

    Not rated, 119 min. Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft and Joe E. Brown.

    Summer Film Classics: Delectable Marilyn: If Wilder achieved nothing else in his entire directing career, he would still rank as one of the great masters of cinema for pulling off this comic tour de force. (Double bill: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.) Read a full review of Some Like It Hot.

    8:50PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470

  • Twister (1996)

    Rated PG-13, 116 min. Directed by Jan De Bont. Starring Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz, Lois Smith, Alan Ruck and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

    Movie Party: Featuring in-theatre hail, inflatable cows flying through the air, and more. Read a full review of Twister.

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter, 512/861-7060

  • Yoga Hosers Premiere Party (2016)

    Rated PG-13, 88 min. Directed by Kevin Smith. Starring Harley Quinn Smith, Lily-Rose Depp and Johnny Depp.

    NCM/Fathom: The daughters of Kevin Smith and Johnny Depp co-star in this PG-13 convenience-store horror movie. The event also includes behind-the-scenes footage and an exclusive Q&A with director Kevin Smith.

    7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

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